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Frank Zamboni's birthday commemorated in Google doodle

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Playable doodle involves manipulating an ice-cleaning machine, inspired by ice-resurfacer invented by Zamboni in 1949Google's latest doodle marks the 112 birthday of Frank Zamboni, the inventor of the world's first self-propelled ice-resurfacing machine, which the Italian-American trademarked in his own name and is now commonly known as a "Zamboni".The playable...
Frank Zamboni's birthday commemorated in Google doodle

Google Adword: time to close the 'rogue sites' loophole

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Our story on the wiles of copycat websites overcharging the unwary for government services prompted a flood of mailOur front-page article last week - on the copycat websites that trick the unwary into paying extra charges to access government services - has prompted action from Google and a warning from...
Google Adword: time to close the 'rogue sites' loophole

Ada Lovelace honoured by Google doodle

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Mathematician and daughter of Lord Byron left legacy as role model for young women entering technology careersGoogle's latest doodle celebrates the 197th birthday of Ada Lovelace, the 19th century mathematician and daughter of romantic poet Lord Byron.Often described as world's first computer programmer, Lovelace showed a keen interst in mathematical...
Ada Lovelace honoured by Google doodle

Douglas Adams's life celebrated by Google doodle

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Search page filled with references to events and characters in writer's Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series of booksThe life and work of science fiction and comedy writer Douglas Adams has been marked by a Google doodle.Adams was probably best known for the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which started...
Douglas Adams's life celebrated by Google doodle

Google doodle celebrates Frank Hornby, model railway creator

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Briton born 150 years ago in 1863 was also the inventor of Meccano and Dinky ToysThe birth of one of the world's greatest inventors of toys is celebrated with a Google doodle featuring trains, tracks and other model railway paraphernalia.Frank Hornby, the inventor of Hornby model railways, Meccano and Dinky...
Google doodle celebrates Frank Hornby, model railway creator

Google doodle celebrates British archaeologist

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Today is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mary Nicol, who discovered the first fossilised skull of an extinct ape.The 100th anniversary of the birth of British archaeologist Mary Leakey is celebrated with a Google doodle depicting her at work on a dig.Leakey was born on February 6, 1913...
Google doodle celebrates British archaeologist

Bram Stoker books celebrated in Google doodle

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Irish novelist who created the best-known vampire in literary and film history was born 165 years agoGoogle's latest doodle celebrates the 165th birthday of Bram Stoker, the Irish novelist and short story writer best known as the creator of Dracula, despite writing 19 books.Born in Dublin in 1847, Stoker studied...
Bram Stoker books celebrated in Google doodle

Herman Melville's Moby-Dick celebrated by Google doodle

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Search engine marks anniversary of initially neglected masterpiece's publication in Britain in 1951One of the great classics of American literature Herman Melville's Moby-Dick has been celebrated in the latest Google doodle.The search engine's tribute to Melville's best known work coincides with the 161st anniversary of the novel's first publication in...
Herman Melville's Moby-Dick celebrated by Google doodle

Gustav Klimt honoured with Google Doodle

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Austrian artist, born in 1862, displayed a fascination with eroticism and led the Secession movementGoogle's latest doodle celebrates the 150th birthday of Gustav Klimt, the Austrian symbolist painter whose work was a cause of controversy for its celebration of sexuality, but which is now counted among the most expensive artworks...
Gustav Klimt honoured with Google Doodle

The Queen's diamond jubilee marked by Google doodle

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Queen Elizabeth II and her corgies feature in graphic on search engine's homepageThe Queen's diamond jubilee has been marked by a new Google Doodle featuring her silhouette, two diamonds in place of the 'O's' from the tech company's name and two of her beloved corgies.A gold-bordered blue robe with a...
The Queen's diamond jubilee marked by Google doodle

Maria Sibylla Merian honoured by Google doodle

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Search engine marks 366th anniversary of birth of German artist-naturalist known for her book on the insects of SurinameGoogle's latest doodle celebrates the anniversary of the birth of of Maria Sibylla Merian (1647-1717), a German who was one of the greatest artist-naturalists of her time and who is regarded as...
Maria Sibylla Merian honoured by Google doodle

Tour de France 2013: Google doodle honours the 100th Tour

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• Google Doodle celebrates 100th staging of the Tour• Animation features cyclist pedalling a bicycleGoogle has celebrated the start of the 100th Tour de France with its latest Google Doodle on its homepage.The doodle depicts a cyclist with a distinctly Gallic moustache wearing Le Tour's famous maillot jaune, his little...
Tour de France 2013: Google doodle honours the 100th Tour

Alan Turing honoured with Google doodle

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Interactive version of computing device celebrates 100th anniversary of birth of Enigma codebreakerA functioning Turing machine, a representation of a computing device, is the latest Google doodle, which celebrates the birth of Alan Turing on 23 June, 1912.A Turing machine is a device that manipulates symbols on a strip of...
Alan Turing honoured with Google doodle

Peter Carl Fabergé honoured in Google doodle

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Russian jeweller famous for exquisite jewelled objects, including the Easter eggs that made him famous worldwideRussian jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé - best known for creating the famous Fabergé eggs - has had the 166th anniversary of his birth celebrated with a Google doodle.The search engine has turned its homepage emblem...
Peter Carl Fabergé honoured in Google doodle

Google Search Shapes Memory, New Research Shows

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What's the first thing you think of when faced with a difficult (or even a not-so-difficult) question? According to four recent studies, your mind is primed to think about computers. In the past decade, we have retrained our minds to google just about everything we want to know, according to...
Google Search Shapes Memory, New Research Shows

Father's Day celebrated in Google doodle

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Search engine creates doodle in honour of event created in early 20th century by American Sonora DoddGoogle has celebrated Father's Day by creating an animated version of its logo in tribute. It depicts the E from the logo covertly deploying a robot to deliver a mug bearing the logo '#1'...
Father's Day celebrated in Google doodle

Saul Bass's film titles celebrated in Google doodle

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Designer of famed credits for Alfred Hitchcock and Martin Scorsese gets elaborate animated tributeGoogle has marked the birthday of Saul Bass with one of the search engine's most elaborate "doodles" yet - an animated sequence based on his designs for film title credits, film posters and corporate logos.Bass, who died...
Saul Bass's film titles celebrated in Google doodle

London underground's 150th birthday celebrated in Google doodle

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Search engine's six letter name spelt out on map of tube, which opened in 1863A Google doodle in which the search engine's six letter name is spelt out in the shape of a London underground map has been created to celebrate the 150th birthday of the tube.The first underground journey...
London underground's 150th birthday celebrated in Google doodle

Akira Yoshizawa celebrated by Google Doodle

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The man considered to be the grandmaster of origami would have been 101 todayThe grandmaster of origami, Akira Yoshizawa, has had his paper folding skills celebrated as a Google Doodle to mark the 101st anniversary of his birth.Japanese-born Yoshizawa is credited with turning origami from a children's pastime into a...
Akira Yoshizawa celebrated by Google Doodle

Google Is Building A New System That Will Make It Virtually Impossible To Find Child Porn On The Web

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Google, the internet giant, is to create a global database of child abuse images - which it will share with its rival companies - in a bid to eradicate child pornography from the web. The company disclosed to The Telegraph that its engineers are working on new technology which will,...
Google Is Building A New System That Will Make It Virtually Impossible To Find Child Porn On The Web

Ella Fitzgerald commemorated by Google doodle

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Jazz singer recorded more than 200 albums, won 13 Grammys and recorded with many of the great figures of the eraElla Fitzgerald, whose great vocal range and perfect pitch won her the monikers 'the first lady of song' and 'the queen of jazz', has been commemorated in a Google doodle.The...
Ella Fitzgerald commemorated by Google doodle
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Leonhard Euler honoured by Google doodle

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The mathematician introduced most modern terminology and was renowned for his work in mechanics, optics and astronomyThe birth of the Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler has been celebrated by Google with the publishing of an interactive Google doodle.Euler was arguably the most important mathematician of the 18th century and one of...
Leonhard Euler honoured by Google doodle

Google's Web Search Market Share Rises in April

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Google Inc. slightly increased its leading market share among U.S. Internet-search engines last month, while Microsoft Corp.’s Bing search engine also gained market share, according to market researcher comScore Inc. Google’s U.S. market share rose 0.1 percentage point to 66.5 percent in April from the prior month. Microsoft’s share also...
Google's Web Search Market Share Rises in April

Antoni Gaudi's 161st birthday celebrated with Google doodle

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The Catalan architect's iconic buildings have left an indelible mark on Barcelona as work continues on his masterpieceGoogle's latest doodle celebrates the 161st birthday of Antoni Gaudi, the Catalan architect whose iconic buildings have left an indelible mark on Barcelona.Gaudi, who met his untimely death under the wheels of a...
Antoni Gaudi's 161st birthday celebrated with Google doodle

Halloween celebrated with Google Doodle

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Interactive doodle animates some spooky happenings on a scary streetGoogle has marked Halloween with an interactive doodle that animates some spooky happenings on a street where assorted ghouls and other creatures are brought to life by users clicking on four front doors.The inhabitants behind the doors, including a central one...
Halloween celebrated with Google Doodle

St David's Day celebrated in a Google Doodle

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Wales's national day honoured search engine giant by image of red dragon in a fioeld of daffodilsGoogle is celebrating St David's Day with a doodle depicting a cartoon red dragon romping in a field of daffodils.The latest animation on the search engine's home page marks the Welsh patron saint's day,...
St David's Day celebrated in a Google Doodle

Nicolaus Copernicus celebrated in Google doodle

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Astronomer whose heliocentric theory of the universe triggered a revolution in scientific thinking was born on 19 February 1473Google's latest doodle celebrates the birthday of Nicolaus Copernicus, the astronomer who transformed our understanding of the solar system and is best known for his theory that the sun and not the...
Nicolaus Copernicus celebrated in Google doodle
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Winsor McCay celebrated with Google Doodle

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Doodle recreates the adventures of Little Nemo from the illustrator's comic stripsGoogle has celebrated the 107th anniversary of Winsor McCay's Little Nemo in Slumberland with one of the search engine's most elaborate doodles ever.The doodle recreates the adventures of the main fictional character from the illustrator's comic strips, which first...
Winsor McCay celebrated with Google Doodle
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